You discover one of your tender young plants is wilting – and it's not your day to water your yard. What can you do?
Most water-saving tips focus on the faucet. I'm encouraging you to focus as well on where the water goes, where it leaves your home.
What is greywater? What is blackwater? What should you be cautious about?
"Drought" is a really lightweight term for what we're experiencing. We should really be using far stronger terms. A multi-year drought? A megadrought? Aridification?
We have a “use it once, then send it away” attitude about many earth resources, and water is just one of these. Right now, we’re feeling the pinch because of the California drought. But these times are a reminder to shift…